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Title
Preliminary chart of Muskeget Channel, Massachusetts
Names
United States Coast Survey (Publisher)
Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867 (Creator)
Whiting, Henry L. (Creator)
Eakin, C. M. (Creator)
Boschke, A. (Draftsman)
Mechlin, J. R. P. (Draftsman)
Dankworth, Frederick, approximately 1804- (Engraver)
Yaeger, E. (Engraver)
Throop, John Peter Van Ness, 1794-approximately 1861 (Engraver)
Young, J. (Engraver)
Ackerman's (Firm) (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Massachusetts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1854
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U. S. Coast Survey Office
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-789
Topics
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- Muskeget Channel
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- Martha's Vineyard
Nautical charts -- Massachusetts -- Nantucket Sound (Mass.)
Marthas Vineyard (Mass.)s Vineyard (Mass.)
Muskeget Island (Mass.)
Muskeget Channel (Mass.)
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Statement of responsibility: From a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A.D. Bache, Superintendent of the Survey of the Coast of the United States.
Content: Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
Content: Also cover part of Nantucket Sound.
Content: Text includes: sailing directions, tide table; note on soundings; list of abbreviations.
Content: Includes "View of Holmes' Hole Harbor and View of north entrance to Muskeget Channel" at bottom edge, and "Telescopic view of Cape Poge Lt."
Content: "A no. 13."
Statement of responsibility: "Triangulation by C.M. Eakin, assistant U.S.C.S.; topography by H.L. Whiting, assistant; hydrography by the parties under the command of Lieuts. G.S. Blake, C.H. Davis and C.H. McBlair, U.S. Navy assistants U.S.C.S."
Statement of responsibility: "Redd. drng. by A. Boschke and J.R.P. Mechlin" -- lower left.
Statement of responsibility: "Engd. by F. Dankworth, E. Yaeger, J.V.N. Throop & J. Young."-- lower right.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 70 x 51 cm on sheet 74 x 56 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 427897246
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21092167
Other local Identifier: US093.3.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2f649610-738f-0134-dbc2-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1854: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of Muskeget Channel, Massachusetts" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/43d4ad10-738f-0134-591b-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary chart of Muskeget Channel, Massachusetts" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 29, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/43d4ad10-738f-0134-591b-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1854). Preliminary chart of Muskeget Channel, Massachusetts Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/43d4ad10-738f-0134-591b-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Preliminary chart of Muskeget Channel, Massachusetts